Yankees vs Blue Jays: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 14, 2021

Written By Staff on April 14, 2021

The New York Yankees (5-6) and the Toronto Blue Jays (5-6) play on Wednesday at 1:07 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Yankees are favored () to take the rubber match against the Blue Jays (). Corey Kluber starts for New York while Toronto will counter with Ross Stripling.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 14, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Yankees vs Blue Jays Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Kluber (NYY) Pitcher Stripling (TOR)
0 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
6.1 IP 8.1
5.68 ERA 7.56
2.370 WHIP 1.920
11.4 K/9 10.8
7.1 BB/9 3.2

Yankees Probable Starter Corey Kluber

  • The Yankees will look to Kluber (0-1) to open the game and make his third start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday against the Rays, when he tossed 2 1/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The Yankees were the moneyline favorite for two Kluber starts this season — they split the games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 14, 2021 at 2:12 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Blue Jays Stats vs Kluber

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 20 .200 4 2 2 .238 .788
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Cavan Biggio 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Bo Bichette 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Rowdy Tellez 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Danny Jansen 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000
Randal Grichuk 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Blue Jays Probable Starter Ross Stripling

  • Stripling will take to the mound for the Blue Jays, his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw five innings, giving up four earned runs while allowing six hits against the Angels.
  • His team lost his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 14, 2021 at 2:12 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Yankees Stats vs Stripling

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 19 .368 7 0 1 .400 .768
Gary Sánchez 6 .167 1 1 1 .167 .834
Gleyber Torres 5 .400 2 0 2 .400 1.000
Clint Frazier 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 1.100
Aaron Hicks 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Giancarlo Stanton 5 .400 2 1 2 .571 1.771
Jay Bruce 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gio Urshela 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Aaron Judge 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Brett Gardner 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Yankees Betting Trends

  • Last season the Yankees were the fourth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 5.3 runs per game (315 total).
  • The Yankees won 63.8% of the games last season they were favored on the moneyline (30-17).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -132 or shorter, New York had a record of 28-12 (70%).
  • In the 54 games bookmakers set an over/under for New York, it combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-26-2).
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Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Blue Jays were the underdog 31 times and won 14, or 45.2%, of those games.
  • Last season, Toronto won seven of its 20 games, or 35%, when they were the underdog by at least +116 on the moneyline.
  • Toronto and its opponents hit the over in 27 of their 56 games with a total last season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • DJ LeMahieu had a batting average of .364 with 71 total hits last season.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, LeMahieu ranked fifth in hits (71), first in BA (.364), and third in OBP (.421).
  • Gio Urshela collected 30 runs batted in with 45 hits.

Yankees Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
DJ LeMahieu 195 .364 41 10 27 .421 1.011
Aaron Hicks 169 .225 28 6 21 .376 .790
Gary Sánchez 156 .147 19 10 24 .253 .618
Gio Urshela 151 .298 24 6 30 .368 .858
Rougned Odor 138 .167 15 10 30 .209 .622
Gleyber Torres 136 .243 17 3 16 .356 .724
Clint Frazier 131 .267 24 8 26 .394 .905
Brett Gardner 130 .223 20 5 15 .354 .746
Aaron Judge 101 .257 23 9 22 .336 .890
Jay Bruce 96 .198 11 6 14 .245 .714

Blue Jays Players to Watch

  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. finished with a .308 average, 11 home runs and 33 RBI last season.
  • Gurriel’s 64 hits ranked 16th, his .308 BA ranked 16th, and his .534 SLG ranked 19th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Randal Grichuk slugged 12 homers and finished with 35 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Grichuk was not in the top 25 in SLG and OBP in the league.

Blue Jays Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 221 .262 34 9 33 .326 .788
Cavan Biggio 220 .250 41 8 28 .375 .807
Randal Grichuk 216 .273 38 12 35 .309 .790
Marcus Semien 211 .223 28 7 23 .305 .679
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 208 .308 28 11 33 .348 .882
Bo Bichette 123 .301 18 5 23 .323 .835
Danny Jansen 120 .183 18 6 20 .313 .671
Joe Panik 120 .225 18 1 7 .340 .640
Rowdy Tellez 113 .283 20 8 23 .341 .881
Jonathan Davis 27 .259 4 1 6 .364 .808

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